Assistant Coach for Football /HPER Instructor

Job Description:   Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. Duties will also include teaching activity courses under the direction of the HPER Department.

Qualifications:   Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students.  In pursuit of this commitment, a Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Collegiate coaching experience is preferred with demonstrated success across the job description is required.      

Salary:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous benefits package including university-supplemented health insurance and TIAA-CREF.

The University:   Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Henderson State University has twelve athletic programs:  Football, Women's Volleyball, Women’s Cross Country, Softball, Baseball, Women’s Tennis as well as Women's and Men's teams in Swimming/Diving, Golf and Basketball.  Please visit, , or and for more information about Henderson and our community.

 The selection process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send cover letter, complete resume, unofficial transcripts and a minimum of three references.  E-mail materials to Scott Maxfield at  No phone calls please.